Formula E: di Grassi was the first in Mexico

Formula E: di Grassi was the first in Mexico

February 17, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

In the Mexican capital, completed the fourth stage of the electric racing series. Wehrlein was the leader of the entire race, until Lucas di Grassi at Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler overtook him for a split second at the very finish.

The race at the Rodriguez brothers airfield was quite interesting and exciting, and the crash at the end of the third round gave it drama. Nelson Piquet collided with Jean-Eric. We will refund when overtaking, then his car took off into the air and crashed into Alex Sims’ car. As a result, Piquet landed on the fence. Half an hour later, the riders took to the track cleared of debris.

 Pascal Wehrlein re-took the lead, followed closely by Oliver Rowland and Lucas di Grassi, followed by Sebastian Buemi. This composition was held almost the entire race, until the cars did not sit down on the battery.

 Then there was a rearrangement – di Grassi took the second position using the error Rowland. Wehrlein’s machine also began to lose energy and speed, and on the last lap, it seemed, when victory came after him, she completely lost her turn and di Grassi beat her opponent by 0.210 seconds. In addition, Pascal was also fined for five seconds for cutting chicane during the fight with the Brazilian. So he did not get on the podium.

 The second place in the Mexican stage was taken by Antonio Felix da Costa, and the third place – by Edoardo Mortara (for him this is the first podium in Formula E). The top five also included Jerome d’Ambrosio and Andre Lotterer. Wehrlein is located on the sixth line.

Earlier, the British team F-1 Williams showed on the video render of the new chassis FW42.